Classes: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who teaches the classes?

    Girl Scout volunteer facilitators with specialized skills and experience teach most of the classes. They share their knowledge, skills, experience, resources and time. They work hard to remain up-to-date with current issues, Girl Scout program, child development theory and adult education techniques. They are happy to share their passion for Girl Scouting.

  • What is the cost?

    Registration fees vary depending on the class. The registration fee must accompany registration forms. Starting January 1, 2012, GSHOM will institute a late training registration fee. Deadline for training registrations are 5 (five) business days before the training takes place (unless otherwise noted). Registrations received during the late registration period are required to pay the late registration fee. Walk-ins on the day that training is taking place are considered late registrations. Receiving training registrations on time allows us to provide you with the best training experience, to be fully prepared, and to have all the resources/materials necessary for all participants.

  • Do I need to register for the class?

    YES! You can either register online or submit an adult education registration form. Under the Adult Learning section in Forms & Resources of our Web site, you will find the registration form. You may fax, e-mail, mail, or simply drop off your registration form at a regional center near you at least five business days prior to the class date. Register early, as capacity may be limited.

  • Will I receive a confirmation?

    Yes. All confirmations include the complete address for the class location and any special instructions. Most of the time, you will receive an automated confirmation once your registration has been entered in our system. If we do not have an email address for you, we will call you or mail you a confirmation.

  • Are classes ever cancelled?

    Circumstances occasionally require cancellation of a class. If this happens, an adult education staff member will inform registered participants by the telephone or e-mail given on the registration form. In the case of severe weather, check your phone for messages or call your local regional center. After regional center hours, a recorded message will be available indicating cancellations.

  • What if I need to cancel or transfer to another class?

    To cancel or transfer your registration, please call your local regional center. Due to the purchase of supplies, cancellations made after the registration deadline cannot be refunded.

    In order to have a successful learning experience, it is important to be at the class on time. Missing a substantial portion of the class could result in not receiving credit for the class. Please keep in mind that classes are taught by volunteers for volunteers.

  • What should I bring to class?

    Your class confirmation will include what you should bring.

  • May I bring my children?

    Childcare is not provided at classes; please make other arrangements.